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The Prince Regent presenting to political ministers the expected baby of Princess Charlotte and Prince Leopold, who urinates in their faces; representing the burden of taxation required by the Royal family. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1816.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
1 August 1816
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The baby was not born: Princess Charlotte died in childbirth on 6 November 1817

Publication/Creation

London (Cheapside) : J. Johnston, 1 August 1816.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Progeny in perspective or a royal accouchment!! G.C. 1816.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 12796

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12212i

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